Be Well & Live Well Online Programs, Workshops & Classes

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Outsmart Cancer Weekly Online Support Group with Liz Stilwell, every Tuesday at 3:30pm AEST

Outsmart Cancer Weekly Support Group with Liz Stilwell
Interactive online sessions
Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 3:30-5:00pm AEST
Cost: $20 per session
Limited spots available! click here to book for this coming Tuesday.

Cancer Support Group with Liz Stillwell

 

Effective support is essential in coping with the emotional, mental and physical challenges of cancer.

This weekly online support group is led by Outsmart Cancer senior therapist/facilitator, Liz Stilwell, and is tailored to past participants of our Outsmart Cancer programs.

These sessions offer a regular, safe and supportive group environment for you to share your thoughts and experiences with like-minded people who are also utilising our 7 Essential Elements as part of their cancer healing strategy, to ask questions and to receive advice and support to keep you on track.

Each 90-minute session will open with a 20-minute guided Meditation, before opening into group discussion. Due to the interactive and supportive nature of these sessions, participant numbers are limited.

About Liz

Liz Stilwell
Senior Therapist / Facilitator
Dip OT, Meditation Teacher, Spiritual Carer

Liz has an extensive background in Health spanning over 35 years – Occupational Therapy in Psychiatry in NZ, Counselling, Clinical Hypnotherapy and NLP in private practice, and  with TGCF she has led Lifestyle change programmes for people with cancer, taught Mindfulness meditation courses and groups, and counselled many people  affected by cancer.  As a Spiritual Carer, Liz works in public Hospitals and Palliative care, carrying a compassionate holistic approach to counselling individuals and their families through significant life changes. She has a deep interest in how our spiritual growth can flourish through the illness experience.

Her Counselling specialises in trauma recovery, anxiety, depression and insomnia, her approach influenced by her meditation practice of mindfulness. For 5 years, Liz assisted Drs Ian and Ruth Gawler in leading annual Mindfulness Meditation retreats in NZ and now facilitates our Cancer and MS retreats.

Limited spots available! click here to book for this coming Tuesday.
On successful payment, a confirmation email will be sent to you with the Zoom access details.

Yoga for Parkinson's Weekly Classes with Dr Sanjay Raghav, every Thursday at 5pm AEST

Live Online Classes with 7 day access to recorded content
Date: Thursday’s
Time: 5-6pm (AEST)

Cost: $10 per person per class 
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Sanjay Raghav Online Yoga Classes for Parkinson's

These classes are specifically tailored to people with movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, Parkinson’s syndrome, and Huntington’s disease, who have a fair degree of mobility (light to moderately affected). Participating with a support person is welcomed and encouraged where possible.

Join integrative neurologist and movement disorder specialist, Sanjay Raghav, for a weekly 60 minute Parkinson’s-specific Yoga practice every Thursday.

The teachings covered in these classes are based on the clinical experience and successes of Professor Sanjay Raghav, and his Parkinson’s-specific yoga program, which he has been running with impressive results since 2014.

From week-to-week you will gain the expert guidance, practice and confidence to implement Yoga into your life, so that you can better manage your condition and make a positive impact on your health and wellbeing.

For those who are unable to attend the live class, or for anybody who would like to revisit the content – you will have access to the recorded version of this class for 7 days.  Follow up feedback and questions are encouraged, and will be answered in the following class.

A/Prof Sanjay Raghav
MBBS, MD, DM, FRACP
Certified Level 2 Yoga Teacher
Sanjay Raghav Online Yoga Classes

Sanjay Raghav is a Senior Consultant Neurologist at Monash Health and Peninsula Health. He has managed an integrative neurology practice at Dandenong Neurology since 2006, and holds academic positions at RMIT and Monash University where he is actively involved in neuroscience research.  He is also a visiting Professor for the division of “Yoga & Life Sciences” with the S-VYASA Yoga University in Bangalore, India where he assists with PhD yoga research programs. Sanjay has a keen interest in holistic living and is proactive in teaching his patients and students how to enrich their lives through an integrative approach to health and wellbeing.

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On successful payment, a confirmation email will be sent to you with the Zoom access details.

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Mindful Mondays Community Weekly Classes with Daniel Cerny, every Monday at 6:30pm AEST

Live Online Classes with 7 day access to recorded content
Date: Every Monday
Time: 6:30-7:30pm AEST
Cost: $20 per single class OR $60 monthly (cancel anytime) subscription
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Mindful Mondays Community 

Join senior therapist and expert mindfulness trainer, Daniel Cerny, for his Monday evening explorations into the many facets and applications of the mindfulness practice.

In an ever-changing world, the mindfulness practice offers refuge, nourishment and connection. The ability to reconnect with our inner sanctuary – a place of peace, stillness and love, and to develop the inner resources to calm an overactive mind, take greater care of ourselves and to live a fuller and more purposeful life.

These enriching one-hour sessions will offer guidance and support as you progress along your mindfulness journey, and the opportunity to connect and share with a community of like-minded individuals. Each week, we will come together and delve into insightful teachings centred around a different theme, enjoy a 25-minute group meditation, and exchange questions and experiences with other members of the group.

Downloadable audio of the guided meditations will also be provided following each session to support you with your daily practices. Follow up feedback and questions are encouraged, and will be answered the following Monday.

For those who are unable to attend the live class, or for anybody who would like to revisit the content – you will have access to the recorded version of this class for 7 days.

“You have a gift with the work you do. It is very nurturing and a joy to participate. You have really helped me with my journey home. I am finally finding that place ! Thank you.” – Virgina Bruce

About Daniel

Daniel Cerny Mindfulness Meditation online

Daniel Cerny

BHSc(Nat), AdvDip(Nut)
Senior Therapist / Facilitator
Daniel Cerny has been immersed in mindfulness and meditation for over 20 years, including living in a Buddhist Monastery for five years. He has taught mindfulness to people from all walks of life, including neurosurgery patients, participants at The Gawler Foundation’s cancer retreats, school children, CEO’s, hundreds of corporate employees, and many other retreat participants in Australia and overseas.

Daniel’s diverse skill set includes a broad range of specialisations including the Yarra Valley Living Centre’s signature style of meditation – Mindfulness-based Stillness Meditation (MBSM), as well as Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR), Acceptance Commitment (ACT) and Mindfulness-integration Cognitive Behavioural (MiCBT) Therapy.

With his many years of clinical experience as a naturopath, nutritionist and herbalist, Daniel’s teachings offer deep insight and respect for the intimate connection between the mind and body. He is passionate about empowering his students and participants with the knowledge and resources to become the creators of their own health and wellbeing.

click here to book for this coming Monday 
On successful payment, a confirmation email will be sent to you with the Zoom access details.

FREE 20-minute Weekly Mindfulness Meditation Classes, every Tuesday at 8pm AEST

Date: Every Tuesday
Time: Arrive 7:55 for 8pm start (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia time)
Cost: FREE
Zoom access link: https://zoom.us/j/99093988989?pwd=eWhYNmx0bGs1TmFVUnE2MkxRMmlhUT09
Meeting ID: 990 9398 8989
Passcode: meditate

OR Dial in by your location
Meeting ID: 990 9398 8989
Passcode: 46246337
Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/ad9gePMxqT

FREE Online Meditation Classes

We are delighted to announce the launch our FREE weekly 20-minute Mindfulness Meditation sessions via Zoom.

These Mindfulness-based Stillness Meditation sessions will be guided by Liz Stilwell, a registered meditation teachers and senior retreat facilitator at the Yarra Valley Living Centre.

Our intention is to provide a meditation community that supports you and your practice regardless of your location, and we hope that many of you will take advantage of this FREE meditation practice.

Zoom access link: https://zoom.us/j/99093988989?pwd=eWhYNmx0bGs1TmFVUnE2MkxRMmlhUT09
Meeting ID: 990 9398 8989
Passcode: meditate

OR Dial in by your location
Meeting ID: 990 9398 8989
Passcode: 46246337
Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/ad9gePMxqT

MEMBERS EXCLUSIVE: FREE 30-minute Mindfulness Meditation with Maia Bedson, 1st & 3rd Wednesday of every Month 8pm AEST

MEMBERS EXCLUSIVE OFFERING
FREE 30-minute Mindfulness Meditation with Maia Bedson
Date: 1st & 3rd Wednesday of every Month
Time: Arrive 7:55 for 8pm start (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia time)
Cost: FREE

We are delighted to announce the return of our popular members exclusive 30-minute Mindfulness Meditation sessions with Maia Bedson, restarting for 2021 on Wednesday 3rd February.

These sessions will be offered online on the 1st & 3rd Wednesday of each month, so mark your calendars.

Refer to your regular Member Care email for the Zoom Access details.

Not a member? Join our community of members today and not only will you be supporting us with the important work that we do, but there are plenty of perks for you too. Check out our member benefits & savings here!

Yoga for Everybody (Open Level) with Sanjay Raghav, every Sunday at 8am AEST

Live Online Classes with 7 day access to recorded content
Date: Every Sunday
Time: 8-9am AEST
Cost: $10 per person per class!

Unfortunately Sanjay Raghav is unavailable for this weeks class. 

Sanjay Raghav Online Yoga Classes

Join integrative medical professional and Yoga professor, Sanjay Raghav, for a 60 minute open-level Yoga practice every Sunday morning.

The practice of Yoga has grown in popularity over recent years, and for good reason. This mindful form of movement offers a wide range of evidence-based physical and mental health benefits* including:

  • providing relief from stress, anxiety, depression
  • improvements for cardiovascular health
  • reduced inflammation, migraines and chronic pain
  • better strength, flexibility and balance
  • improves breathing and sleep quality
  • From week-to-week you will gain the expert guidance, practice and confidence to implement Yoga into your everyday life for greater health and wellbeing.

For those who are unable to attend the live class, or for anybody who would like to revisit the content – you will have access to the recorded version of this class for 7 days.  Follow up feedback and questions are encouraged, and will be answered in the following class.

 

About Sanjay

Sanjay Raghav Online Yoga Classes

A/Prof Sanjay Raghav

MBBS, MD, DM, FRACP
Certified Level 2 Yoga Teacher
Sanjay Raghav is a Senior Consultant Neurologist at Monash Health and Peninsula Health. He has managed an integrative neurology practice at Dandenong Neurology since 2006, and holds academic positions at RMIT and Monash University where he is actively involved in neuroscience research.  He is also a visiting Professor for the division of “Yoga & Life Sciences” with the S-VYASA Yoga University in Bangalore, India where he assists with PhD yoga research programs. Sanjay has a keen interest in holistic living and is proactive in teaching his patients and students how to enrich their lives through an integrative approach to health and wellbeing. Dr Raghav’s neuroscience and yoga teaching background offers a coherence of eastern and western healing methodologies.

Unfortunately Sanjay Raghav is unavailable for this weeks class.

 

  *Reference: https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/13-benefits-of-yoga#section1

Immunity for Life Workshop with Daniel Cerny (Instant & Lifetime Access)

$29 per person, instant and lifetime access
click here to register

Immune Boosting Workshop Daniel Cerny

Originally offered as a live online event, this Immunity for Life Workshop is now offered in a pre-recorded format. Participants have lifetime access to the course, so you are welcome to revisit the content at any time.

In this 75 minute online intensive, participants will:

  • Gain an understanding of the immune system and it’s innate ability to heal the body
  • Learn about the other processes in the body that impact optimal immune response
  • Be empowered with practical tools such foods as medicine, meditation and herbal remedies to regain and maintain balanced immunity
  • Understand the things you can do to create an internal environment that deters pathogens from taking up residence in your body
  • Begin to trust and support your body and it’s capacity to heal

A downloadable meditation audio is also supplied to support you in your daily meditation practice.

About Daniel

Daniel Cerny Mindfulness Meditation online

Daniel Cerny

BHSc(Nat), AdvDip(Nut)
Senior Therapist / Facilitator
Daniel has been immersed in mindfulness and meditation for over 20 years, including living in a Buddhist Monastery for five years. He has taught mindfulness to people from all walks of life, including neurosurgery patients, participants at The Gawler Foundation’s cancer retreats, school children, CEO’s, hundreds of corporate employees, and many other retreat participants in Australia and overseas.

Daniel’s diverse skill set includes a broad range of specialisations including the Yarra Valley Living Centre’s signature style of meditation – Mindfulness-based Stillness Meditation (MBSM), as well as Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR), Acceptance Commitment (ACT) and Mindfulness-integration Cognitive Behavioural (MiCBT) Therapy.

With his many years of clinical experience as a naturopath, nutritionist and herbalist, Daniel’s teachings offer deep insight and respect for the intimate connection between the mind and body. He is passionate about empowering his students and participants with the knowledge and resources to become the creators of their own health and wellbeing.

$29 per person, instant and lifetime access
click here to register

On successful payment, a confirmation email will be sent to you with the access details for this workshop.

Online Mindfulness Course with Daniel Cerny (Instant & Lifetime Access)

$69 per person, instant and lifetime access
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Daniel Cerny Mindfulness Meditation online course

Originally offered as a live 4-week mindfulness online course, this program is now offered in a pre-recorded format.

Participants have lifetime access to the course, so you are welcome to revisit the content at any time.

In line with the original 4-week format, the course is made up of 4 x one hour sessions. A different topic covered in every session:

Session 1 Art of Mindfulness
Session 2 Mindfulness of Feelings & Emotions
Session 3 Exploring Limiting Beliefs through Mindfulness
Session 4 Mindful Alignment to Values & Intentions

In each session, Daniel will guide you through a journey of self-development through the mindfulness practice.  These sessions include insightful teachings, a 25-minute group meditation practice, and pre-recorded questions and answers.

You are welcome to progress through this course at your own pace, however, we recommend giving yourself a week in between each session, to give yourself time to integrate the practices into your life.

Downloadable meditation audios are provided along with each session, to support you with your ongoing meditation practice.

About Daniel

Daniel Cerny Mindfulness Meditation online

Daniel Cerny

BHSc(Nat), AdvDip(Nut)
Senior Therapist / Facilitator
Daniel has been immersed in mindfulness and meditation for over 20 years, including living in a Buddhist Monastery for five years. He has taught mindfulness to people from all walks of life, including neurosurgery patients, participants at The Gawler Foundation’s cancer retreats, school children, CEO’s, hundreds of corporate employees, and many other retreat participants in Australia and overseas.

Daniel’s diverse skill set includes a broad range of specialisations including the Yarra Valley Living Centre’s signature style of meditation – Mindfulness-based Stillness Meditation (MBSM), as well as Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR), Acceptance Commitment (ACT) and Mindfulness-integration Cognitive Behavioural (MiCBT) Therapy.

With his many years of clinical experience as a naturopath, nutritionist and herbalist, Daniel’s teachings offer deep insight and respect for the intimate connection between the mind and body. He is passionate about empowering his students and participants with the knowledge and resources to become the creators of their own health and wellbeing.

$69 per person, lifetime access
click here to register

On successful payment, a confirmation email will be sent to you with the access details for this course.

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